Mount Baker in Washington had one hell of a January. The resort received 294 inches of snow in one month alone. For someone based in the PNW, like Austen Sweetin, that’s great news. It means that the suitcases stay in storage, allowing him to focus on what he does best at his home mountain. During that epic storm cycle, Sweetin rallied his film team to make Graupel. If you’ve got FOMO from missing the storm, this will probably make it worse.
Jeremy Jones is no stranger to snowboarding adventures in far-off places – but his path to the experience he shared with Rafael Pease and Ryan Hudson in was far simpler than that of his cohorts. While the journey of living on a glacier together to create a snowboarding film was the same for all of them, going home meant returning to different realities. On their mission, the trio got to know the details of their past experiences, exploring what changes need to be made to make the mountains
Combining paragliding and snowsports isn’t exactly new, but Victor De le Rue and Sam Anthamatten might be onto something with their approach to moving through the mountains. Both experts in their disciplines, the two are still looking for fun and new adventures. The North Face team athletes and freeriders in the purest sense of the world, they are changing the way we move in the mountains. For them, the goal is no longer to reach a summit and then come back down. Now it’s about finding
Even if you haven’t yet watched , you might already know about Ryan Hudson’s story to becoming a professional snowboarder. Growing up in San Diego, Hudson faced an uncommon path to the mountains, one that he opens up in great detail about with Rafael Pease and Jeremy Jones during their trip to Alaska. The power of big peaks and the freedom that snowboarding represents is something Ryan wants everyone to experience, no matter who they are or where they come from.